Carroll Daily Tomes 23 February 1953
Mrs. Gordon Dies; Mother of Mrs. Gillett Mrs. Lena L. Gordon, 70, mother of Mrs. James Gillett of Carroll, died unexpectedly of a heart attack attack at 10 o'clock Saturday night in the home of another daughter, Mrs, M a rg. a r e t Ashbaugh', in Boone. Mrs. Gordon, formerly a longtime longtime resident of the Glidden vicinity, vicinity, had lived at her daughter's home in Boone the last four years. Funeral Tuesday Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church in Glidden. The Rev. Russell Russell Otto, of the Boone Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Glidden. Glidden. The body, now at the Huffman Funeral Home in Glidden, will be taken to the church at 1 p. m. Tuesday and may be viewed there by friends for the hour preceding the service. Mrs. Gordon, widow of John K. Gordon, was born Lena L. Hebbell Jan. 16, 1883, at Glidden. Her parents, parents, Fred and Sarah Hebbell, were Glidden pioneers. She attended the Glidden Normal School and later taught in Carroll County. Her marriage took place March 3, 1908, in Glidden. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon farmed in the Gildden community. They were living on their farm -northwest of Glidden when Mr. Gordon died in 1941. Survivors Mrs. Gordon leaves one son, Wilbur Gordon, Glidden; three daughters, Mrs. Ashbaugh, Boone; Mrs. Vemon (Ellen) Huendling, Breda, and Mrs. Gillett (Alice), Carroll; eight grandchildren, and four sisters: Misses Edith and Lilian Hebbell, Mrs. Joe Gute and Mrs. Will B<jrns, all of Glidden. Besides her husband and parents, parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and an infant son. She was a member of the Presbyterian Presbyterian Church.